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MSoutook View Source Code.

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When I right click on Msoutlook message and click on View source code it opens up in Excel.
I would like it to open in Notepad.

any help will be very much appreciated.

Thanks
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Have you checked your default programs for certain file extensions?  You will want to make sure that .txt, and .html are set to notepad.exe.
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how can I do that ?
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by:Steven Harris
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For Windows 7, follow the directions in this post: How To Change the Default Program for a Specific File Extension in Windows 7
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by:jskfan
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Which extension is the MSoutlook source code?
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by:Steven Harris
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the source code will be displayed as text.

Check your .txt file association.
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the link you gave me:
<<For Windows 7, follow the directions in this post: How To Change the Default Program for a Specific File Extension in Windows 7 >>

I see the info on the screenshot, what should I select first then before I select change program ?
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If you scroll down the list, you will see all of the file extensions.  You are looking for:

.txt
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by:jskfan
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Excellent!!
txt was associated with Excel, I changed it to notepad and now view source code opens up with notepad.
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Glad it worked!

For users who rely on Excel, it is common that during testing/working with various files that an extension is inadvertently associated to the wrong program.

For example, if you were to right-click a .txt file and use "Open With" to open it in Excel (instead of using the import procedure form within Excel) then it is possible inadvertently associate the file to Excel.
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